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Questions tagged [version-tags]

Questions about tags which include the (major) version number of a technology or product

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Add ability to flag answers as no longer relevant [duplicate]

Someone may have answered a question and the external resources they referenced are no longer available. In this case I do not believe they deserve a down vote but I also don't like coming to a page ...
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How should software related SE sites handle drastic version changes?

A situation has come up on Drupal Answers that I wanted to bring to the larger SE audience. I am not asking for how to solve our particular problem, but how this type of problem should be handled on ...
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Version tags reloaded

I'm getting sick of version numbers in tag names (aka version tags). Look, jsf-1.1 jsf-1.2 jsf-2 jsf-2.2 jsf-2.3 I just want them all to be just jsf. They are all about JSF. I browse and answer ...
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Usability Feature Request - Make Date/Time/Version more prominent in Q and A

I have a usability suggestion. Since we are now dealing with six versions of PHP, generations of Java, and decades of HTML, the relevance and value of answers are critically based upon these ...
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Can we group, constrain and add heirarchy to tags?

On Ask Ubuntu we allow version tags ("12.04", "13.10", etc) so that, in questions is is relevant, people can specify which version of Ubuntu they are running. Now before you tell me Ask Ubuntu is ...
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Divide Capistrano Tag

Capistrano 3 has been released and is radically different from Capistrano V2. I suggest taking all Capistrano tags and moving them to capistrano2, creating a new Capistrano3 tag and making capistrano ...
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Introducing Tcl-version tags actively prevented with Q-rollbacks [duplicate]

For this question I tried to introduce a Tcl8.4 version tag in addition to the pre-existing Tcl tag. Two users already edited/rolledback the question so that the additional tag is not used. However, ...
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Ideas to manage/control version specific tags

I'm very sorry if this is duplication, but I can't find a mention of anything like this anywhere yet. It seems like it might even be a little obvious. From How to use version specific tags? question'...
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Can't use tag explaining which version I have [closed]

I'm sorry, but it's totally STUPID that you can't use something like 10.8 or execute as a tag... it's the version of my mac and it's an important piece of information. I shouldn't need a reputation of ...
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Version Specific and Generalized Tags [duplicate]

Well, it seems as if there's no good way to put this (as this question has been asked before, but ... from the other side of the hill, if that makes sense). Basically, my question is not about tag ...
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What are the guidelines for using version-specific tags?

I believe that some of my questions were asked before but I didn't find any satisfying guidance. I just found only this question. I hope senior members will help me to understand the situation and use ...
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To retag or not to retag maven questions [closed]

(Related question) Maven 3 was released the other day. Most of the maven questions are now tagged maven-2, and a smaller amount of questions are tagged maven. The discussion I linked can now be ...